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4th Feb

Dungeness Point: The Black Redstart was still present behind the Seawatch Hide.

RSPB Reserve: 2 Glossy Ibis were seen at Dengemarsh. The redhead Smew was still present on the ARC Pit. Lastly the 4 Cattle Egret were still feeding in the Cockles Bridge area and were joined by a single Water Pipit.